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My Brain Burst Out Laughing

Director: Ali Astaraki, 2022, Iran, 7 minutes, Animation

This animation is made experimentally and narrates the war in this world, and human beings ignore the impact of their behavior on their environment.

Screening with: Shorts Program #1


My Brain Burst Out Laughing
Saturday, Sept. 17th, 11:00 AM

Ali Astaraki

Ali Astaraki was born in Bandar Mahshahr in Khuzestan province in 1993. He holds a BA in graphics and an MA in animation from Soura University. Most of his activities are in the field of illustration and poster design, and so far he has worked on more than 350 illustration works and animations. He is interested in conceptual art, and he tries to show a new view of world events in his works and tries to make people think more about every image they see. His animation My Brain Burst Out Laughing has been nominated for the best animation at Ca’ Foscari Short Film Festival in Italy and Nahal Festival in Iran.


2019 Long Language Series
2020 The Destruction of the Flute: Love, War, Respect
2020 Without Me
2021 Red Oxygen
2022 My Brain Burst Out Laughing